Yuwipi: Vision & Experience in Oglala Ritual

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Yuwipi is the present-day Oglala Sioux version of an ancient and widespread ritual in which a medicine man is bound and, in the darkness, calls spirits to come and free him and to communicate with his audience. The author shows how this ritual is…

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Yuwipi is the present-day Oglala Sioux version of an ancient and widespread ritual in which a medicine man is bound and, in the darkness, calls spirits to come and free him and to communicate with his audience. The author shows how this ritual is related to two others, the vision quest and the sweat lodge.